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Selected Talks

Invited Talks & Public Engagement

2022
"Black Girlhood and Coming-of-Age Stories in British Screen Media" Diaspora Screen Media Research Network. [Online]. March 18.
 
2021
Panellist. "Pop-Culture as a Colonial Landscape," Edinburgh Napier University. [Online]. August 4.
"Intersectionality in the Classroom," A Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series. The University of Sheffield. [Online]. June 15.
"Amplifying Black Voices in Creative Media Marketing," London College of Communication. [Online]. April 22. 
Panellist. "Black Feminist Pedagogies," British Art History in Practice, Paul Mellon Doctoral Research Network. [Online]. April 20.
2020
Panellist. "Black British Digital Humanities," King's College London. [Online]. October 27. View the recording here.

Panellist. "The Digital Lives and Research of Black Women in Britain," along with Dr Francesca Sobande and Rianna Walcott. Hosted by Black Women Radicals. October 6. [Online]. View the recording here. Access the reading list here.

 

"Work it 'Cos You're Bootylicious: Hip-Hop Feminism and the Music Videos of Missy Elliott and Destiny's Child," Session Recollect at New Art Exchange. March 13.

"Ari Lennox, NAO, and the Use of the Erotic as a Tool for Self-Preservation," Boredom Bitesize, [Online]. June 6.

2019

 

"Ephemerality & Blackness," Digital While Black Unconference. Birmingham Open Media. February 25.

Conference & Symposia

2021

 “Is It Play or Is It Protest? The Nexus Between Digital Pleasure and Digital Activism.” Institute of Caribbean Studies. Virtual. University of West Indies and University of Leicester.

 
2020

"Blessing Your Feed with #BlackGirlMagic: Light as a Diasporic Resource in Black Women's Instagram Selfies," National Women's Studies Association. Minneapolis, U.S.A. 

 

"Black Girl Link Up: Building Digital Diaspora Communities with Black Feminist Praxis," Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association. Brighton, U.K.

2019

"Spatialised Digital Blackness: Place, Digital Storytelling , and Diasporic Identity," American Studies Association. Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.

"Where the Diaspora Meets: Digital Encounters, Shared Autobiographies and cecile emeke's YouTube Series strolling," Afroeuropeans Network. Lisbon, Portugal.

“Keyword: Blackness.” Panelist on ‘Definitions Towards Solidarity: BAME Americanists in the UK and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (Targeted Research Panel)’. British Association of American Studies. University of Sussex, U.K.

2018

“Dissecting Millennial Black Feminism.” Paper presented at Sexuality and Gender 8th Annual Conference, Birmingham, U.K.

“Reclaiming African Heritages and Cultures within Millennial Black Feminist Texts,” Paper presented at Women of the Global South and its Diasporas: Rights, Representation, Activism. Leeds, U.K.